Articles tagged: Development
SAT-7’S POWER TO BYPASS LOCKDOWN OPENS NEW PARTNERSHIPS
During COVID-19 lockdowns, SAT-7’s ability to resource and encourage viewers in their own homes became vital as on-the-ground organisations were forced to scale back. Nicoletta Michael, SAT-7’s Development Manager, shares how new partnerships have developed and how working together can maximise the impact of all.
REFUGEE CENTRE REVEALS INCREDIBLE RESULTS
The Cultural Heritage and Interactive Learning Development (CHILD) Centre in Lebanon was launched as an alternative learning facility for Syrian refugee children. One of the aims of the centre was to help measure the impact SAT-7’s educational programming had on children who were watching. As the project came to a close, the results showed that the children had made significant progress in many areas.
SAT-7 ACADEMY CHANGES TO WIDEN VIEWERSHIP
A strategic change of direction is being implemented for SAT-7’s educational channel, SAT-7 ACADEMY. The steps are being taken mainly in response to a viewer survey carried out during the channel’s first year of being on-air.
A HANDS-ON APPROACH TO CHANGING LIVES
As SAT-7’s educational shows provide more than a million children with a brighter future, a hands-on new project is planned to make the impact even greater. The new Social and Cultural Centre in Lebanon will offer a life-changing curriculum for refugee children, based around SAT-7 programming.
“I FELT STRONG”: EMPOWERING CHILDREN THROUGH EDUCATION
Alongside ACADEMY Channel Manager, Juliana Sfeir, colleague George Makeen is one of the driving forces behind SAT-7’s vision to help meet the educational needs of families in the Middle East.
BRIDGING THE EDUCATION GAP
Once a world leader in medicine, mathematics and science, the Arabic–speaking world today struggles to meet the education, health and societal needs of its citizens.